2014 rey ty how to write a literature review

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2014 rey ty how to write a literature review

  1. 1. Writing a Literature Review Dr. Rey Ty Northern Illinois University
  2. 2. Lit. Review •Not just summaries of each article & book
  3. 3. Lit. Review • Not just throw back what each author has written.
  4. 4. Not old materials
  5. 5. Literature Review • Latest materials • Not more than 5 years old
  6. 6. But Seminal Works Too!
  7. 7. Key Publications Literature Review
  8. 8. Focused Topic Literature Review
  9. 9. Key Ideas Literature Review
  10. 10. Literature Review •Prior Research
  11. 11. Literature Review •Stress past contributions
  12. 12. Literature Review •What’s the current status or state?
  13. 13. Show Relationships Literature Review
  14. 14. Identify Debates Literature Review
  15. 15. Literature Review •Identify flaws, challenges & gaps
  16. 16. Lit. Review •Need your study!
  17. 17. Literature Review • Arrange materials based on a common theme, such as chronology, theory, advancements, gender, geography, politics, etc.
  18. 18. Literature Review Divide into at least 2 parts
  19. 19. Objective •Build knowledge & expertise
  20. 20. Objective •Show knowledge
  21. 21. Objective •Update the reader
  22. 22. Literature Review •Advancements
  23. 23. Writing Process •Gather reading materials
  24. 24. Literature Review • Analysis
  25. 25. Writing Process •Critique
  26. 26. Writing Process •See a pattern & organize the information
  27. 27. Writing Literature Review •Synthesis
  28. 28. Literature Review •How you will fill the gap Recommendations
  29. 29. Fair Use• In good faith, this work contains fair use of copyrighted and non-copyrighted images from the public domain & the web for non-commercial & nonprofit educational purposes. • This work is distributed free of charge. • The author has neither monetized this work nor sought any profit from its distribution. • Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976: Allowance is made for fair use for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non- profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use. • This work contains original work of commentary and critical analysis. • Quotations are attributed to the original authors and sources.
  30. 30. Writing a Literature Review Dr. Rey Ty Northern Illinois University

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